Naomi Eftis and Elaine Heffernan, two local Washington, D. C. artists and housewives, discuss the creation of Back Alley Theatre, and delineate workable survival avenues for the struggling artist. Interview conducted by Ree Austin. Produced by Grace Cavalieri. Topics: Children's theater -- Washington, D.C., Back Alley Theatre (Organization : Washington, D.C.),... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
BALDWIN AND DARDEN. A discussion on the plight of Black Americans by James Baldwin with R.H. Darden, introduced by comedian Dick Van Dyke. BROADCAST: KPFK, 1 Apr. 1968.(60 min.) BB4514 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: baldwin, darden, dyke, pacifica, kpfk, racism
Barbara Garson discusses her controversial play, MacBird, with Jack Weinberg. The conversation was recorded at KPFA during Mrs. Garson's recent return to Berkeley for the opening of her play at the New Committee in San Francisco on April 4, 1967. An episode of Where It's At, March 22, 1967. Previously cataloged as BB2111. Topics: Garson, Barbara., Dramatic criticism., Women dramatists., Playwriting., American Women Making... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Barbara Hughes reads from and comments on her poetry in a program produced and hosted by Alvaro Cardona-Hine. She reads from two different poetry manuscripts, the first of which is untitled, the second tentatively titled "Not called anything." Hughes was born in Connecticut, graduated from Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, and teaches English as a second language in Los Angeles. Topics: Women writers, Hughes, Barbara, Poetry., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Barbara Loden (July 8, 1932 – September 5, 1980), writer, director and producer of the film "Wanda" (1970) discusses women in the film industry before a San Francisco Film Festival audience. Some of the questions asked by the audience are about Loden's filmmaking process, the film's political message, and why she chose to set the film in eastern Pennsylvania. Topics: Johnson, Albert., Women in the film industry., Film directors and producers., American Women Making... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Laurie Alexandre introduces Dorothy Healey (1914 - 2006), former chair of the Southern California chapter of the Communist Party, interviewing her mother, Barbara Nestor, on her activities as an anti-war and anti-capitalist activist. Nestor joined the Socialist party in 1915 and then later helped establish the Colorado chapter of the Communist Party. The end of the recording features a previously taped segment of Nestor singing union songs. Originally recorded in 1974. This recording is played... Topics: Healey, Dorothy, 1914-2006, Political ballads and songs., Women in politics., Socialism, American... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Folio description: "Documentary on a highly educated, intelligent woman who has chosen prostitution as a profession. Barbara, a sometime student at one of California's largest universities with an IQ well above average; but at nineteen she isn't the average teenager. She's a well-trained, highly skilled professional, an expert in a field which brings her approximately one thousand tax-free dollars a week." Barbara discusses how she got into the business as a junior high school... Topics: Prostitutes -- Biography., Freeman, Albert Vincent, McDaniels, Robert, American Women Making... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Barbed Wire Man, produced by Ellen Jaffe and Gene Endres. When & Where: Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1968. Recorded: 9 Aug. 1968. Description: Excerpts from a rally protesting maltreatment of migrant workers, planned by the students of Connecticut College's Summer Program in the Humanities. (91 min.) BB3885 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: connecticut, migrant, worker, maltreatment, barbed, jaffe, endres, pacifica
Rae Lake Costos is the "Bard at Large" of KPFT, Houston. She defines a bard as a person who travels about carrying the news of heroes from place to place. In our age, the heroes are those who help us define what spiritual freedom is. While visiting from Houston, Ms. Costos recorded these thoughts about the rebirth of the human soul. Through her own poetry and that of Edna St. Vincent Millay, beautifully read, Ms. Costos speaks of our need to give birth to our inner self, the intuitive... Topics: Poetry., Costos, Rae Lake, Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950, American Women Making History and... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
University of Winnipeg Global College Human Rights and Social Justice Conference February 23-25, 2007 –– Friday, February 23, 2007 Marianne Mollman Bill Pace Allan Rock Hillel Neuer Topic: human rights, social justice
July 14, 2014. Watkins Glen, NY. Residents, business owners, and concerned citizens representing the counties and towns comprising the Seneca Lake community spoke out against the Crestwood gas storage project on the west shore of Seneca Lake, just north of the Village of Watkins Glen. Topics: shaleshockmedia, shaleshock, Crestwood, LPG, Watkins Glen, Schuyler County, Legislature, fracking,...
Audio recording of the "Structured Creativity Conference" session held in Hampshire, UK in June 1984. British American Tobacco (BAT) marketing and product development personnel discuss approaches to push their product in light of future marketing constraints and social pressure towards a smoke-free society. Employees present several proposal including low sidestream smoke cigarettes and nicotine inhalers. Also includes a derogatory discussion of intended consumers in developing... Topics: tobacco, cigarette, cigarette design, filter, smoker, marketing, advertising, retail outlet,...
Recordings from a conference on battered women sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee in February 1977. The recording includes testimony from battered women as well as historical information on the oppression of women, legal aspects, and ways of overcoming this problem. Produced by Kimberly Willis for WBAI. Topics: Battered women., Domestic violence, Family violence, American Women Making History and Culture:... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
The Battle for Hue / reported by Dale Minor. News reports on the fighting in and around Hue during the Tet offensive. Recorded in Da Nang, South Vietnam, 22 Feb. 1968. Pacifica Radio Archive, 1968. BB1327 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: tet, vietnam, pacifica, minor, hue, da nang, war
Dramatic documentary on the life and views of Colette and her feminist writings. An original documentary by Maureen McIlroy. The script was taken from the works and letters of Colette and the autobiography of Maurice Goudeket. Colette was played by Maureen McIlroy; her mother Sido was portrayed by Eve Brenner; Henri de Jouvenel by George Murdoch; Maurice Goudeket by Bill Cort; Georges Wague by Harry Lessen. Others in the cast included Karen Bekar, Bill Myers, Carol Kanarsky, Jim Rosen, Craig... Topics: Women authors -- Biography., Feminism and literature., Colette, 1873-1954, American Women Making... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
James Baldwin discusses living and growing in a white world in a talk to students at a predominently Black high school in Oakland, California. RECORDED by KQED at Castlemont High School, Oakland. BROADCAST: KPFA, 23 June 1963. Topics: Baldwin, Pacifica, KPFA, Castlemont
On the comedian's battle for free speech on stage. Lenny Bruce, forefather of the socially conscious comic speaks before a live audience about drugs, the police and his arrests. Bruce speaks openly about his own addictions, being arrested by the LAPD and the violation of his civil rights. 1963. 28 minutes. Topics: Lenny Bruce, Pacifica, Comedy
Dale Minor from Vietnam. Recorded by WBAI reporters in Vietnam, 1968. Description: News report on the Tet offensive. BB1324. favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: pacifica, revolution, ecology, war, tet, vietnam
Allen Ginsberg telling a Pacifica Reporter about getting tear-gassed: ALLEN GINSBERG: (CROWD NOISE) ...was gas and I think smoke bombs, too. We weren't close enough, believe me, to see exactly what they were doing. REPORTER: Well, what did you hear? Explosions and - GINSBERG: Gas grenades, mostly gas grenades and they were coming motorized. They weren't walking. Some were walking, some were, uh, riding, either three-wheeled motorcycles or motorcycles, or even cars, I don't know. I don't know.... Topics: Allen Ginsberg, Pacifica, Chicago Riots. 1968, riots, gassing
Humorist discusses his transition from straight comedian to a social satirist. He talks about how Lenny Bruce and Mort Sahl helped him get started, where he is headed now, and his recent firings from nightclubs for his use of political material and "objectionable" language. Recorded at the Playboy Club, San Francisco, on December 29, 1970. Topics: George Carlin, Pacifica, Comedy
Series of talks about the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Includes statements by Robert Lowell, John Kenneth Galbraith, Tom Hayden, Jeremy Lardner, and Murray Thompson. Topics: Robert Lowell, John Kenneth Galbraith, Tom Hayden, Jeremy Lardner, Murray Thompson, 1968 Democratic...
Be Brave Bold Robot - Indie folk-pop group Be Brave Bold Robot has a new record coming out called "Take a Deep Breath." Today on Insight, the band is especially known for the distinctive lyrics of leader, singer and songwriter Dean Haakenson. Advice Goddess - Advice columnist and author Amy Alkon is on a campaign against "Me! Me! Me!" It's the subject of her book "I See Rude People: One Woman's Battle to Beat Some Manners into Impolite Society." The Spokes -... Topics: Insight, Capital Public Radio, KXJZ, Sacramento public radio, Be Brave Bold Robot, Take a Deep...
The artist discusses his art and technology project, which consists of sound-activated Louisiana mud and his idea that art will humanize technology. A very unusual recording, with many parts difficult to understand... audio art at its finest! 34 minutes. Topic: Robert Rauschenberg
Review of the Arab-Israeli conflicts that followed the creation of the state of Israel and the 1956 Israeli-French-British invasion of Egypt. 1972. Topics: Palestine, Middle East, Israel, Pacifica Radio
Be Consistent, NY! Health Professionals, Elected Officials, and Impacted Residents Urge Governor Cuomo and State Agencies to Evaluate Cumulative Health Impacts of Shale Gas Development, April 27, 2015. Albany NY. MORE: http://www.earthworksaction.org/media/detail/health_professionals_elected_officials_and_impacted_residents_urge_governor TECH NOTE: I am sorry about the audio issue during the opening speaker. The mic was blowning out on pops (B's and P's). I tried to repair it, but may have... Topics: health impact assessment, hydrofracking, fracking, infrastructure, pipelines, compressor station
Michael Commons, president of the Behavior Systems Corporation in New York City discusses techniques of behavior research with Elsa Knight Thompson. Topics: Child development., Human behavior -- Research., American Women Making History and Culture:... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Anthropologist Dr. Margaret Mead, psychoanalyst Franz Alexander, and Dr. Donald A. Lowry, former YMCA leader in Russia, discuss how behavior patterns differ and how they are growing alike in the U.S. and Soviet Union. Topics include young people, education, retirement, government, and the bias through which people from each nation view each other. Topics: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics -- Social conditions., Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978, Alexander,... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Decisions of great consequence, often matters of life and death, are decided by juries. Host Jeffrey Callison speaks with a judge, a jury consultant, lawyers, and other experts about how juries are selected, what goes on in deliberations, and what you should know before you serve. We'll also hear recent recommendations to improve the jury system. Topics: jury duty, KXJZ, Insight, Sacramento public radio
This is a recording of veterans' rights attorney Barbara Gedanke attacking Carter's proposed draft at an ACLU meeting in April 1980. Her speech covers the phony issue of drafting women, need for a manpower pool in U.S. policy, Vietnam, horrors of Agent Orange (Paraquat) on our troops, the significant difference between the 1980s and the 1960s, the proposed draft's relationship to racism and joblessness, and how the draft will work. There is some background noise and the speech needs an intro... Topics: Gedanke, Barbara., Tuckman, Roy., Agent Orange., Employment (Economic theory)., Vietnam War,... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Naomi Nhiwatiwa was a delegate from the U.S. branch of Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) to a ZANU women's conference in Mozambique in May 1979. Prosper Takawira is the treasurer of the U.S. section of ZANU. They talked with Anita Frankel in July 1979 about what hey believe is now happening in Zimbabwe (Rhodesia), and they answer the day's headlines about guerrilla kidnappings of clergy. Naomi focuses especially on the role of women in the ZANU organization. Topics: Frankel, Anita., Nhiwatiwa, Naomi Pasiharigutwi, Takawira, Prosper., Revolutions -- Zimbabwe.,... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Sonia Sanchez, teacher poet, essayist, dramatist, and storyteller, delivers two short talks for Black women students: "Development of Social Values and the Birth of a Poet" and "Women in Search of Truth" at the first annual meeting of Associated Women Students Commission (AWSC) of Cal State Long Beach. The talk is introduced by Ujean Uwaymah[sp?] and Sanchez is introduced by Diana Sanchez, student president of the AWSC. On this tape, Sanchez reads from her paper "Social... Source: WBAI
Sonia Sanchez, teacher poet, essayist, dramatist, and storyteller, delivers two short talks for Black women students: "Development of Social Values and the Birth of a Poet" and "Women in Search of Truth" at the first annual meeting of Associated Women Students Commission (AWSC) of Cal State Long Beach. On this tape, Sanchez relates a tale from her father about Black pilots in the '40s. and makes an urgent plea for education to empower young people to meet today's realities.... Source: WBAI
University of Winnipeg Global College Human Rights and Social Justice Conference February 23-25, 2007 --- February 24, 2007 Irwin Cotler Paul Heinbecker Topic: human rights, social justice, public policy
Congresswoman Bella Abzug (1920 - 1998) addresses the National Press Club luncheon on July 21, 1971. This recording features excerpts of the question-and-answer session following her speech, moderated by Vernon Louviere, President of the National Press Club. Abzug speaks on many subjects, including the National Women's Political Caucus, President Nixon's trip to China and women's rights. Produced by Margot Adler. Topics: Women politicians, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998 Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Talk Nation Radio for January 5, 2011 Ben Adler on RNC Conservatives, Media, and Primaries: The Nation Magazine election writer takes us through Iowa, New Hampshire, S. Carolina, and beyond. Produced by Dori Smith, Storrs, CT TRT: 29:00 Music by Fritz Heede What did the media ask Republican Presidential candidates, what was left out? The Nation Magazine's Ben Adler looks at Iowa, New Hampshire and S. Carolina with an eye toward what could be asked of the candidates, what they are really saying.... Topics: Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul, Iowa, New Hampshire, South Caronlina, Conservative Republican...
Angela Davis interviews Mrs. Elizabeth Chavis and Dr. Helen Othow, the mother and sister of the Reverend Ben Chavis, about Ben and the Wilmington 10. First broadcast on 11/28/77, 5:00 p.m. Produced by KPFA. Topics: Chavis, Elizabeth., Othow, Helen Chavis, 1932-, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Trials... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982